More Lexis Advance® Content (February 2014)

More Lexis Advance® Content (February 2014)

More Lexis Advance® content—new sources, deeper coverage and easier access (See graphics in PDF)

Select a link and move directly to the details:

    • Choose sources—and combine sources—from the red search box
    • LexisNexis® 50-State Surveys of Statutes & Regulations
    • State code archives
    • United States Code Service archives
    • The Congressional Record archives
    • Model & Uniform Acts
    • 15 million CourtLink® Briefs, Pleadings & Motions plus othercourt documents
    • Refine docket searches more ways
    • U.S. Statutes at Large
    • Direct access to LexisNexis® Publisher and LexisNexis® Dossier
    • Law360®—Search your subscription or filter to Law360 articles
    • Lexis Practice Advisor®—three new modules for transactional attorneys
    • Lexis® Search Advantage—link to internal documents from search results
    • Browse Sources by publisher or practice area

Choose sources—and combine sources—from the red search box

It’s as simple as entering a partial title in the red search box. Choose your source from the options provided. Repeat this process to combine several sources for a group-source search. Sources and source groups are now automatically saved for re-use.

Even display a Table of Contents (TOC) source from the red search box. Enter a partial title and click the View Table of Contents link next to your source.

LexisNexis 50-State Surveys of Statutes & Regulation

What a timesaver! Select your issue, open a survey document—and review and link to applicable statutes and regulations from all 50 states. Also find an overview of federal mandates on your issue as well as details on state trends. More than 1,100 legal topics are covered, and LexisNexis editors keep the 300-plus surveys updated.

There is no charge to browse or search the Table of Contents that displays when you select this source. You have two options for gaining access to 50 State Surveys of Statutes & Regulations:

1. In the red search box, ENTER: 50 states. Select the View Table of Contents link. Or search the source from the red search box.

2. Click Browse Sources, and ENTER: 50 states. View Table of Contents or Add this Source to the search.

State code archives

In addition to the current codes of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, now you have access to five years of code archives for CA, FL, GA, MD, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX and VA. You search this information automatically when you search state codes.

Each full-text code document retrieved by your search—or by browsing statute’s tables of contents—includes a link to archived versions, shown in the About this Document box. More state code archives will be added.

United States Code Service archives

Five years of archives have been added to the USCS collection as well. Full-text USCS sections include links to the archived code sections, similar to state code documents. Watch for more USCS archives in Lexis Advance.

The Congressional Record archives

Now you can search these archived editions of the Congressional Record: the Congressional Record 110th Congress (2007 – 08), the Congressional Record 111th Congress (2009 – 10) and the Congressional Record 112th Congress (2011 – 12). Select the source from the red search box or click the Browse Sources link and enter the title. Also refine your results by selecting one or several of the editions as a post-search filter. (Select the Legis subtab then Congressional Record.)

Model & Uniform Acts

Find more than 250 model acts prepared by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL). The Commission drafts uniform state laws on subjects where uniformity is desirable.

You select Model & Uniform Acts two ways:

1. In the red search box, ENTER: model acts. Select ULCLAW—Uniform Law Commission Model Acts.

2. Click Browse Sources, and ENTER: model acts. Select Add this Source to the search.

You can also refine your comprehensive search results to Model & Uniform Acts. Select the Legis subtab, then select the Model Acts & Uniform Laws filter link under Content Type.

15 million CourtLink® Briefs, Pleadings & Motions plus other court documents

Research more court documents at Lexis Advance than ever before.

To search Briefs, Pleadings & Motions plus other court documents, select Briefs, Pleadings & Motions from the All Content Types tab under the red search box. Refine your comprehensive results to specific document types—Briefs, Motions, Pleadings or Other Court Documents—with Content Type post-search filters.

Refine your Docket research to specific litigants, cause of action and more

Now there are more docket post-search filters to refine your research and help you compile litigation history. For example, get a better understanding of attorney/firm representation trends and/or review a litigant’s litigation history quickly. Now refine docket results by:

    • Practice Areas & Topics
    • Litigation Area (e.g., contract, torts, intellectual property, etc.)
    • Litigants (by name and sorted by plaintiff, defendant and other)
    • Cause (of Action)
    • Case Status
    • Case Type
    • Attorney Type (by defendant, plaintiff or other)
    • Law Firm Type (by defendant, plaintiff or other)

There’s more! Now you can also add a DATE FILED segment to your original docket search, e.g., ENTER: gift cards AND date filed(2010) in the red search box.

U.S. Statutes at Large

Access the full text of public and private laws (from 1789), plus presidential proclamations, treaties and more. ENTER: statutes at large in the red search box to select U.S. Statutes at Large to search. Or search for the source after choosing the Browse Sources link. If you wish to refine your comprehensive search to statutes at large or treaties, select the Public Laws/ALS content filter.

Direct access to LexisNexis® Publisher and LexisNexis® Dossier

Find both when you select the red Research tab above the red search box on most Lexis Advance screens.

Law360®—Search your subscription or filter to Law360 articles

If you subscribe to Law360, you can research Law360 Legal News or Law360 Expert Analysis—or combine the sources. ENTER: law360 in the red search box. Or click Browse Sources and ENTER: law360.

To refine your comprehensive search to Law360 legal news articles, select the Legal News results subtab, then Law360 Legal News. To refine to Law360 Expert Analysis, select the Secondary results subtab, then Law360 Expert Analysis.

Browse sources by publisher or practice area? Sure!

You can select a source using the red search box. But if you have questions about publisher or practice area coverage, select the Browse Sources link. Now you can filter and view available sources for a specific practice area—choose from more than 40—or a particular publisher. Use the filters together! For example, view all tax law sources from CCH®. Even add a jurisdiction.

Lexis Practice Advisor®—three new modules for transactional attorneys

With Lexis Practice Advisor, you and your transactional attorneys can manage matters more quickly and efficiently with easier access to new practical guidance, forms, checklists, model documents and supporting legal analysis and primary content—just what you need, from start to finish. And you can’t get this combination from any other online publisher.

Now all Lexis Practice Advisor modules are available via the Lexis Advance interface, including three new offerings—Banking & Finance, Real Estate and Intellectual Property/Trademark.

Lexis® Search Advantage—link to internal documents from search results

If your organization integrates Lexis Search Advantage with Lexis Advance, your Lexis Advance search will check internal documents and bring links to relevant internal documents into your search results. Quickly determine if your organization has completed work on any topic, citing any authority, covering any fact pattern and more. Plus find a Shepard’s® Citations Service “scoreboard” for each internal document, showing you the number of authorities cited and the Shepard’s Signal™ indicator for each, so you know where to begin follow-up research.